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Surprising Stats About Latino Students

Surprising Stats About Latino Students

By Natalie Gross Latino Ed Beat Is the future of America “brown”? That question was asked of Mark Hugo Lopez, director of Hispanic research for the Pew Research Center, at EWA’s first Spanish-Language Media Convening in Dallas last Thursday. The reporter who asked the question was referring to the future of Latinos in the United

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Journalism schools failing Latinos, media companies suffer

By Ray Ruiz The Venture Journalism schools across the country are failing Latinos – and creating a talent deficit for media companies in the U.S. The chaos of the Internet has wrecked the industry and has left journalism schools scurrying to plug the digital holes in their curriculum, while universities ignore the Latino demographic tsunami

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Preserving San Francisco’s Latino Voices

By Leslie Nguyen-Okwu Mission Local If San Francisco city planners had known more about the former thriving North Beach Latino neighborhood near Guadalupe Church, they would have done more to minimize the negative impact of the Broadway Tunnel, which ultimately displaced the community in the early 1950s. Now, a team of scholars working with the

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New Pew study finds undocumented population no longer growing, but settling in as Americans

LatinaLista — A new Pew study finds that contrary to popular belief, the undocumented population in the United States is no longer growing and is stabilized at 11.2 million. When the recession hit in 2007, several main industries that relied on undocumented labor, like construction, restaurant and hospitality, lost jobs. Those who were undocumented with

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Documentary Shares Story of Robotics Team, Immigrant Students

By Katherine Leal Unmuth Latino Ed Beat In 2004, a group of four undocumented immigrant Latino high school students accomplished an astonishing achievement. Competing on a robotics team formed at Carl Hayden High School in Phoenix, the four young men defeated students from the elite Massachusetts Institute of Technology in an elite robotics competition. In

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Video: New film showcases the sport of boxing and declares it’s “the era of Latin fighters”

LatinaLista — Fighting has been part of human society from the beginning. A recent study found that men’s faces actually evolved to better withstand punches since the face has always been the primary target for clenched fists. It’s something that every boxer knows firsthand — and today, it’s more Latino boxers taking it on the

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